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Protein

Growth/differentiation factor 15

Gene

GDF15

Organism
Homo sapiens (Human)
Status
Reviewed-Annotation score: Annotation score: 5 out of 5-Experimental evidence at protein leveli

Functioni

GO - Molecular functioni

GO - Biological processi

  • BMP signaling pathway Source: GO_Central
  • cell-cell signaling Source: ProtInc
  • cell development Source: GO_Central
  • positive regulation of myoblast fusion Source: Ensembl
  • positive regulation of pathway-restricted SMAD protein phosphorylation Source: GO_Central
  • regulation of apoptotic process Source: GO_Central
  • regulation of MAPK cascade Source: GO_Central
  • signal transduction Source: ProtInc
  • SMAD protein signal transduction Source: UniProtKB
  • transforming growth factor beta receptor signaling pathway Source: ProtInc

Keywordsi

Molecular functionCytokine, Growth factor

Names & Taxonomyi

Protein namesi
Recommended name:
Growth/differentiation factor 15
Short name:
GDF-15
Alternative name(s):
Macrophage inhibitory cytokine 1
Short name:
MIC-1
NSAID-activated gene 1 protein
Short name:
NAG-1
NSAID-regulated gene 1 protein
Short name:
NRG-1
Placental TGF-beta
Placental bone morphogenetic protein
Prostate differentiation factor
Gene namesi
Name:GDF15
Synonyms:MIC1, PDF, PLAB, PTGFB
OrganismiHomo sapiens (Human)
Taxonomic identifieri9606 [NCBI]
Taxonomic lineageiEukaryotaMetazoaChordataCraniataVertebrataEuteleostomiMammaliaEutheriaEuarchontogliresPrimatesHaplorrhiniCatarrhiniHominidaeHomo
Proteomesi
  • UP000005640 Componenti: Chromosome 19

Organism-specific databases

EuPathDBiHostDB:ENSG00000130513.6.
HGNCiHGNC:30142. GDF15.

Subcellular locationi

Extracellular region or secreted Cytosol Plasma membrane Cytoskeleton Lysosome Endosome Peroxisome ER Golgi apparatus Nucleus Mitochondrion Manual annotation Automatic computational assertionGraphics by Christian Stolte; Source: COMPARTMENTS

Keywords - Cellular componenti

Secreted

Pathology & Biotechi

Organism-specific databases

DisGeNETi9518.
OpenTargetsiENSG00000130513.
PharmGKBiPA134866647.

Chemistry databases

ChEMBLiCHEMBL3120039.

Polymorphism and mutation databases

BioMutaiGDF15.
DMDMi313104195.

PTM / Processingi

Molecule processing

Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
Signal peptidei1 – 29Sequence analysisAdd BLAST29
PropeptideiPRO_000003399230 – 194Sequence analysisAdd BLAST165
ChainiPRO_0000033993195 – 308Growth/differentiation factor 15Add BLAST114

Amino acid modifications

Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
Glycosylationi70N-linked (GlcNAc...) asparagineSequence analysis1
Disulfide bondi211 ↔ 274By similarity
Disulfide bondi240 ↔ 305By similarity
Disulfide bondi244 ↔ 307By similarity
Disulfide bondi273InterchainBy similarity

Keywords - PTMi

Cleavage on pair of basic residues, Disulfide bond, Glycoprotein

Proteomic databases

EPDiQ99988.
MaxQBiQ99988.
PaxDbiQ99988.
PeptideAtlasiQ99988.
PRIDEiQ99988.

PTM databases

iPTMnetiQ99988.
PhosphoSitePlusiQ99988.

Miscellaneous databases

PMAP-CutDBiQ9BWA0.

Expressioni

Tissue specificityi

Highly expressed in placenta, with lower levels in prostate and colon and some expression in kidney.

Gene expression databases

BgeeiENSG00000130513.
CleanExiHS_GDF15.
ExpressionAtlasiQ99988. baseline and differential.
GenevisibleiQ99988. HS.

Organism-specific databases

HPAiCAB062554.
HPA011191.

Interactioni

Subunit structurei

Homodimer; disulfide-linked.By similarity

Binary interactionsi

WithEntry#Exp.IntActNotes
MDFIQ997506EBI-2116863,EBI-724076

GO - Molecular functioni

Protein-protein interaction databases

BioGridi114895. 13 interactors.
IntActiQ99988. 12 interactors.
STRINGi9606.ENSP00000252809.

Structurei

3D structure databases

ProteinModelPortaliQ99988.
ModBaseiSearch...
MobiDBiSearch...

Family & Domainsi

Sequence similaritiesi

Belongs to the TGF-beta family.Curated

Keywords - Domaini

Signal

Phylogenomic databases

eggNOGiKOG3900. Eukaryota.
ENOG410XT8Z. LUCA.
GeneTreeiENSGT00740000114888.
HOGENOMiHOG000143379.
HOVERGENiHBG051718.
InParanoidiQ99988.
KOiK05504.
OMAiLGWADWV.
OrthoDBiEOG091G0IUS.
PhylomeDBiQ99988.
TreeFamiTF351787.

Family and domain databases

Gene3Di2.10.90.10. 1 hit.
InterProiView protein in InterPro
IPR029034. Cystine-knot_cytokine.
IPR001839. TGF-b_C.
IPR015615. TGF-beta-rel.
PANTHERiPTHR11848. PTHR11848. 1 hit.
PfamiView protein in Pfam
PF00019. TGF_beta. 1 hit.
SMARTiView protein in SMART
SM00204. TGFB. 1 hit.
SUPFAMiSSF57501. SSF57501. 1 hit.
PROSITEiView protein in PROSITE
PS51362. TGF_BETA_2. 1 hit.

Sequencei

Sequence statusi: Complete.

Sequence processingi: The displayed sequence is further processed into a mature form.

Q99988-1 [UniParc]FASTAAdd to basket

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        10         20         30         40         50
MPGQELRTVN GSQMLLVLLV LSWLPHGGAL SLAEASRASF PGPSELHSED
60 70 80 90 100
SRFRELRKRY EDLLTRLRAN QSWEDSNTDL VPAPAVRILT PEVRLGSGGH
110 120 130 140 150
LHLRISRAAL PEGLPEASRL HRALFRLSPT ASRSWDVTRP LRRQLSLARP
160 170 180 190 200
QAPALHLRLS PPPSQSDQLL AESSSARPQL ELHLRPQAAR GRRRARARNG
210 220 230 240 250
DHCPLGPGRC CRLHTVRASL EDLGWADWVL SPREVQVTMC IGACPSQFRA
260 270 280 290 300
ANMHAQIKTS LHRLKPDTVP APCCVPASYN PMVLIQKTDT GVSLQTYDDL

LAKDCHCI
Length:308
Mass (Da):34,140
Last modified:November 30, 2010 - v3
Checksum:i2FF3959021B95238
GO

Experimental Info

Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
Sequence conflicti269V → E in AAB88913 (PubMed:9375789).Curated1
Sequence conflicti288T → A in AAF89834 (PubMed:9426002).Curated1

Natural variant

Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
Natural variantiVAR_0476469V → L4 PublicationsCorresponds to variant dbSNP:rs1059519Ensembl.1
Natural variantiVAR_01038648S → T3 PublicationsCorresponds to variant dbSNP:rs1059369Ensembl.1
Natural variantiVAR_047647202H → D1 PublicationCorresponds to variant dbSNP:rs1058587Ensembl.1

Sequence databases

Select the link destinations:
EMBLi
GenBanki
DDBJi
Links Updated
U88323 mRNA. Translation: AAB88913.1.
AB000584 mRNA. Translation: BAA19151.1.
AF019770 mRNA. Translation: AAB88673.1.
AF003934 mRNA. Translation: AAC24456.1.
AK291530 mRNA. Translation: BAF84219.1.
BT019465 mRNA. Translation: AAV38272.1.
AC008397 Genomic DNA. No translation available.
CH471106 Genomic DNA. Translation: EAW84694.1.
BC000529 mRNA. Translation: AAH00529.1.
BC008962 mRNA. Translation: AAH08962.1.
AF008303 Genomic DNA. Translation: AAC39537.1.
AF173860 mRNA. Translation: AAF89834.1.
CCDSiCCDS12376.1.
PIRiJC5697.
RefSeqiNP_004855.2. NM_004864.3.
UniGeneiHs.616962.

Genome annotation databases

EnsembliENST00000252809; ENSP00000252809; ENSG00000130513.
GeneIDi9518.
KEGGihsa:9518.
UCSCiuc002niv.2. human.

Keywords - Coding sequence diversityi

Polymorphism

Similar proteinsi

Entry informationi

Entry nameiGDF15_HUMAN
AccessioniPrimary (citable) accession number: Q99988
Secondary accession number(s): O14629
, P78360, Q9BWA0, Q9NRT0
Entry historyiIntegrated into UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: February 21, 2001
Last sequence update: November 30, 2010
Last modified: September 27, 2017
This is version 153 of the entry and version 3 of the sequence. See complete history.
Entry statusiReviewed (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)
Annotation programChordata Protein Annotation Program
DisclaimerAny medical or genetic information present in this entry is provided for research, educational and informational purposes only. It is not in any way intended to be used as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, treatment or care.

Miscellaneousi

Keywords - Technical termi

Complete proteome, Reference proteome

Documents

  1. Human chromosome 19
    Human chromosome 19: entries, gene names and cross-references to MIM
  2. Human entries with polymorphisms or disease mutations
    List of human entries with polymorphisms or disease mutations
  3. Human polymorphisms and disease mutations
    Index of human polymorphisms and disease mutations
  4. MIM cross-references
    Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (MIM) cross-references in UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot
  5. SIMILARITY comments
    Index of protein domains and families